Reading Time: 3 minutes We define needs relationally as well, not just physically. We say we need a more loving spouse, a more obedient child, or a more respectful boss. This might confuse and irritate you, but the Bible never promises those things. But in a fallen world, where life doesn’t operate the way it should, there’s a difference between need and desire. There are 3 dangerous things that happen when you name a desire as something you need.